York University’s Academic Innovation Fund has invested $40,000 in Biskaabiiyaang: The Indigenous Metaverse to develop its Indigenized curriculum and create experiential education opportunities.
Some families might have settled for a fruit basket; newly-minted Assistant Professor Patricia McMahon got a building. McMahon’s two sons and husband presented her with a Lego replica of the Osgoode building on the Keele Campus.
York University Professor of English, Marcus Boon, has authored a new book entitled The Politics of Vibration: Music as a Cosmopolitical Practice which will be released Aug. 31.
Faculty of Environmental & Urban Change Professor L. Anders Sandberg has taken an unusual step to install a commemorative bench on York University’s Keele Campus as a way to highlight the important role of citizen-taxpayers in society.
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AWARDS & RECOGNITION
Signy Lynch, a PhD graduate of Theatre & Performance Studies at York University was awarded the 2021 Barbara Godard Prize for the Best York University Dissertation in Canadian Studies for her thesis “Intercultural Relations: Direct Audience Address in Contemporary Theatre in Canada.”
Patrick Alcedo, York University professor and Chair of the Department of Dance in the School of the Arts, Media, Performance & Design (AMPD) has been named one of the Top 25 Canadian Immigrants of 2022.
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